Under supervision of the RN, provides patient care in accordance with treatment plans. Participates in patient care activities.
Performs tasks as delegated by the RN and other licensed members of the healthcare team. Communicates changes in patient conditions within the scope of practice.
Education: High school diploma or GED certificate. State of Colorado-issued certificate for Emergency Medical Technician with Intravenous Authorization (EMT-IV), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), Emergency Medical Technician- Intermediate (EMT-I), or Paramedic; or Colorado State Board of Nursing-issued Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with IV Authority.
Experience: Typically, one-year health care experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of Emergency Department practices.
Knowledge of and the ability to use medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Skill in maintaining records and recording test results.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, employees, physicians and the public. Ability to maintain quality control standards. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures. Ability to communicate clearly.
Certificate/License/Registration: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) healthcare provider card.
State of Colorado-issued Emergency Medical Technician with Intravenous Authorization (EMT-IV), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate (EMT-I), or Paramedic; or Colorado State Board of Nursing-issued Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with IV Authority. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."